Peanut-Chip Cookies

Peanut-Chip Cookies
Yield: 60 cookies Prep 15 mins Chill 15 mins Bake 350°F 12 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped peanuts

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. In a medium-size bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

3. In a large bowl, beat peanut butter and butter on medium speed 2 minutes, until creamy. Add brown sugar and 1/4 cup of the granulated, and beat 2 minutes. Beat in milk, egg and vanilla. Beat in dry ingredients until just combined. Stir in chips and nuts. Chill dough 15 minutes.

4. For each cookie, roll 2 teaspoons of dough into a ball and place on baking sheets 2 inches apart. With fork, flatten each ball into a 1 1/2-inch round, making a crosshatch pattern. Sprinkle a small amount of the remaining sugar over the top of each.

5. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 10 to 12 minutes, until lightly browned around edges. Let cool on sheets 1 minute. Transfer to rack; let cool.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 48, Fat, total (g): 2, chol. (mg): 4, carb. (g): 7, fiber (g): , pro. (g): 1, sodium (mg): 50, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.